Monthly Archives: July 2011

Friday Pie-Day {Peach}

I’m still a bit ruffled from my quarrel with peach pie this past week.  Turns out Little Miss Peach Pie doesn’t like to cooperate and make things easy.  She prefers to shake things up a bit, start a fight, not … Continue reading

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Meet Lillian

My baby girl isn’t a baby anymore, and it’s about to be official when she turns two in a couple of weeks.  Lillian is our fourth child, our third girl, and she is…well, take a look for yourself… Lillian likes … Continue reading

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Guacamole

Here’s a fun fact you may not know about me.  Guacamole is my favorite food.  Sadly, good guacamole is hard to find.  I know avocados aren’t cheap, but I still have a bit of sticker shock when I see the … Continue reading

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The Calm Before the Party

Do you enjoy hosting?  It’s one of my most favorite things.  You know what I don’t like?  Being stressed out before a party.  ”What did I forget?  Do I have enough napkins?  What am I going to serve the salad … Continue reading

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Friday Pie-Day {Strawberry Rhubarb}

It’s been my experience that most people who have eaten rhubarb, love rhubarb.  If you’re one of those who salivates at the sound, welcome to Friday Pie-Day…you’re going to leave very happy. This week’s pie is Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with … Continue reading

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Timm’s Birthday {39}

Timm turned thirty-nine this past Sunday, and, as we are known to do around these parts, we celebrated him all day.  It started with a banner. Not only was last Sunday Timm’s birthday, it was also the much-anticipated season premiere … Continue reading

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Marmalade

In case you saw the title and are expecting a post about jam, let me stop you before you go any farther.  This post has nothing to do with that kind of marmalade.  This post is about a different kind … Continue reading

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Lyrics I Love {Restless}

Is your heart tired?  Mine is. It started with losing Scott.  And, honestly, that would have been plenty for my heart to chew on for the year.  But then a sweet college girl we love told us she is expecting … Continue reading

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Friday Pie-Day {Chocolate Cream}

This week marks the half-way point of our Summer of Pies.  Isn’t that a bit happy and a bit sad at the same time? Today’s pie is one of my best-loved recipes.  I first made this Chocolate Cream Pie when … Continue reading

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Meet Jake

Meet Jake. Jake is the second of our four children, and our only boy.  When people first hear this they usually say something like, “Oh, poor guy…” or “He doesn’t stand a chance, does he?”  I disagree.  Jake is wonderfully … Continue reading

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